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hoop 1953.71/3

Object Name: hoop

Place of Creation: Europe
Date: 1765-1775

Accession Number: 1953.71.4
Image Copyright: © Manchester City Galleries
Credit: Manchester City Galleries

Physical Description

Medium / Material
  • cane
  • linen
Support
 
Technique
 
Description

Hoop made from three elliptical cane hoops, covered in cream linen, sewn into linen petticoat. Open down back with a drawstring at the waist, which is missing. Top hoop shaped to slight V at centre front. Four strips of padding over each hip above first hoop. Linen tape ties at back level with top and middle hoops. Back and side fronts of middle and bottom hoops connected with linen tape braces inside.

Dimensions

Type: Length
Height: 66 cm
Width:
Depth:

Type: Circumference (bottom hoops)
Height:
Width: 184.2
Depth: